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the hearing that looked specifically at the drop out rates at marshal, thurgood marshall and burton high school both of which have a number of students from the southeastern neighborhoods. in particular i want to do better, in particular i want to have a better understanding of how the school district tracks high school drop-out rates and how those at thurgood marshall and burton high school compare with other schools throughout the city. now, collectively we as a city and as a school district and more importantly as a community, we need to do better to ensure that the academic success of all of our students, particularly those coming from vulnerable communities who we see time and time again disproportionately struggling in our public schools. and i'm looking to the school board members to decrease that struggle. i'm hoping this hearing will yield a creative solutions and tangible steps that we can begin to take to subsequently address these challenges. i believe that these two hearing items share many common things and i look forward to the presentations today. thank you, mr. chair. >>
to the romney campaign. and the legendary actor lavar burton is mad at mitt romney for going after big bird. >> i'm going to stop other things. i like pbs. i love big bird. >> tonight lamar burton with the real story about pbs. >> the real story? >> the real story. good to have you with us tonight folks. thanks for watching. the unemployment numbers for september were released today. it is good news for the american recovery. somebody said obama didn't know anything about the economy. well, forget that for now. the national unemployment rate fell to, count it, 7.8%. 114,000 jobs were added to the payrolls. an additional 86,000 were added to revisions for july and august. the labor force grew, my friends, by 418,000, which means the drop in unemployment is not due to people giving up on looking for work, which is a great republican talking point. president obama broke the news to supporters during a rally in virginia today. >> this morning we found out that the unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level since i took office. more americans entered the work force, more people are getting
time richard burton's personal diaries are being published in a new book, and they include some extraordinarily revealing entries shed on the actor's sometimes tumultuous love affair with elizabeth taylor. look forward to hearipeering ins diaries and getting into his business. >>> we begin this morning with mitt romney pulling ahead in the presidential race. we begin with peter alexander. good morning. >> reporter: these knew polls are basically a coin flat. nationally it's tied, within the margin of error and in critical swing states different polls say it could really go either way. of course, this isn't the final stretch. the next eight days could easily be the most important of the entire campaign. we have two final presidential debates during that time, including tomorrow's job hall, kind of like a job interview. both the president and mitt romney will apply for the job in person to american voters. on the eve of what could easily be billed as the rematch, both candidates will spend another day in virtual seclusion. >> hello, everybody. hello, hello. >> reporter: president
out and 14% still engaged. * latinoses at thurs owe good marshal and burton, those were pulled out, specific schools we want to shed light on statistics for, thurgood marshall 38% overall graduation rate, 5% still engaged with the school in some fashion. at burton 68, drop-out 22, still enrolled 9. for african-american state graduation rate of 62.8. the district pretty much on par with that rate. at marshall, you see it a bit, a few percentage points higher than that. and burton actually has been enjoying a bit of or a greater succession than the district average, 82.6%. but still with the 17.4 drop-out rate. so, here you see sort of a comparison from 09-10 to 10-11. so you can see there how that graduation rate has improved in a one-year difference there in our state from 74 to 76% and the district from 77 to 82%, which is a 5% improvement at burton from 78% to 78.9, just slight increase, but at marshall, 75.6 has increased to a 77.8% graduation rate. so, since we're talking graduation, it's hard to separate that from the actual requirement. so, the board adopted a through g requi
, elmo and the crew be getting 450 million-dollar a year from we the people? actor lassar burton says yes. and then ben affleck has a new film on iran, somewhat controversial. affleck and burton moments away ! oh...there you go. wooohooo....hahaahahaha! i'm gonna stand up to her! no you're not. i know. you know ronny folks who save hundreds of dollars switching to geico sure are happy. how happy are they jimmy? happier than a witch in a broom factory. get happy. get geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. [ male announcer ] how do you make 70,000 trades a second... ♪ reach one customer at a time? ♪ or help doctors turn billions of bytes of shared information... ♪ into a fifth anniversary of remission? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. >> bill: personal story segment, as you know, there is a big brawl going on between president obama and mitt romney over whether the federal government should fund the corporation for public broadcasting which will get $450 million next year alone. big bird has become
that on tv? > > you absolutely can say that on tv. tim burton going back, revisiting his original short film that sort of launched his career, and he's doing it in the stop-motion animation style. this is tim burton's best thing he's done since "big fish." i hope people will take their kids to see this. they had their "hotel transylvania." "paranorman" didn't do great in august, but hopefully this one will bring the audiences in, because it's a really fun movie. > > it should be a good weekend. thank you erik. > > thank you. just ahead, will investors in monsanto reap what they sow? chart talk is next. matt cavanaugh of cmz trading joins us now for chart talk. matt, monsanto is one of those stocks we talked about extensively during the drought. it had a good run, but sold off yesterday on earnings concerns. is this a buying point for investors? > > i think that it's a holding point for investors. this is a really big support level for monsanto. they came out, their earnings were a little bit less than what the street was expecting. it looked like their fourth quarter was weak, but it typical
at what is new at the movies. tim burton puts a new twist on a classic tale. what would happen if you can bring a past pet to life. kevin mccarthy is here with his review of frankenweenie. of when i was younger and... financially stable. we were poor. the mgm casino in michigan. and it changed her life. clerk. way up. insurance... and i make great money. seven will create... twelve thousand jobs. to accountants... and construction workers. place to work with good pay... question seven. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing a reason...to look twice. introducing a stunning work of technology -- the entirely new lexus es. and the first-ever es hybrid. this is the pursuit of perfection. >>> tim burton puts his twist on frankenstein and liam neeson is back on the big screen. kevin mccarthy is here to talk about what is new at the movies. bring the energy today. you always bring it. >> i'm here. >> let's talk about this frankenweenie business. >> tim burton was fired in 1984 there disney for a live action movie he made called frankenweenie. they fired him in 1984. in 2012, we are coming on
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. >>> for the first time, richard burton's personal diaries are being published in a new book and have some revealing entries, they share about his love affair with elizabeth taylor, he is somebody that was good with the pen. >> he has a way with words, no question about it, in describing her in terms of their love and physically. >> little tease. >>> we start with political polls. peter alexander is in washington. good morning to you. >> reporter: savannah, good morning to you. a series of new polls show the race is basically a coin flip. nationally it is effectively tied within thf error. then in critical swing states, different polls say it could go either way. of course, this is the final stretch for the next eight days. could easily be the most important of the entire campaign. you have two final presidential debates in that time, including tomorrow's town hall. we are kind of like a job interview. the president and mitt romney will apply for the job in person to american voters. on the eve of what could easily be billed as the rematch, both candidates will spend another day in virtual seclusion
years later burton's bringing that story to life. the feature film on the big screen. lots of families will surely flock to frankenweenies this weekend. you did not flock? >> i didn't. i just love the idea of tim burton. 30 years ago doing a story about a dead dog. only tim burton. >> instead you did go see taken 2. >> going to be hard to concentrate on these reviews because my orioles last night. that's what i'm talking about. but we'll focus on some reviews. cleansing breath. taken 2 is the kind of sequel that gives sequels a bad name. the first film was a surprise hit in a way. so now they're just trying to wrench more money out of us. the tag line could be, it happens again. what are the odds it's happening again. liam niecen some kind of trained assassin for the government. he's now in istanbul with his family. why his family would go with him to istanbul makes no sense. let's just go back abroad. >> it worked out so well the first time. >> this is one of these films where inmrauzability piles on top of implausibleability. there's a scene where he and his wife get kidnapped and he
lassar burton says yes. and then ben affleck has a new film on iran,omt afk bnom a oohooo....hahaahahah! oh...there you go. wooohaah m a d tr! no you're not. i know. you know ronny folks who save hundreds of dollars switching to geico sure are happy. how happy are they jimmy? happier than a witch in a broom factory. get happy. get geico. fiftn mites uld y eercore. manceho y make 70,000 trades a second... ♪ reach one customer at a time? ♪ heldocrs tbinsby ofrefoio ♪ into a fifth anniversary of remission? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and servic to help you solve it. as k t ibi obanttneer etth faler should fund the corporation for public broadcasting which will get $450 million next year alone. big bird has become the symbol of the fight. there is a lot more going on jog flong,bird lavar burton who was the host for 26 years. i know you're deeply emotionally involved with this and your point of view what just articulate it for the viewers tonight. t tofhe, esigesu enus big bird. what pbs represents for this untry and has for an awfully
fidelitylife.com to secure your family's future today. >>> joining me now with 18 days to go, bill burton from team obama and vin weber romney supporter, former member of congress. first to you, bill burton, how tight is this and look at the battlegrounds. is it all about ohio and iowa or are there other states that you are concerned about at this stage? >> hi there, andrea. you know it's very close election. it was always going to be close. if you look at those states, you know, i know the nbc poll has a six-point lead in wisconsin for the president, 8-point lead in iowa, i think it's a little tighter than that. it's tight in ohio, it's tight in nevada, it's tight in colorado. i think we're going have a barn burner going down all the way to the end. i think the president has a little bit of an advantage in all of those states, but i think we've got a close election and i think that the reason that it is so close, but in places like ohio the president still has an advantage because mitt romney's policies when it comes to tax fairness, s just don't wash wit the folks in that state. it makes it
that graduated with an a through g, and five that dropped out. at burton there were 23 students, 18 that graduated, two that had the a through g, and about three that dropped out. i'm going to introduce kevin bogus who is going to read a statement because our young person had to leave. >> so, i'm going to read a statement from one of our youth making a change members. i'm going to read it as she wrote it. my name is [speaker not understood] and i am a senior at balboa high school and i am a leader with ymac and coleman advocate. my experience being a black student at sfusd has been a roller coaster ride. one year i had really good teachers who wanted me to succeed and who cared about my education. but the next year i had teachers who didn't believe i could make it. it's not fair because every student deserves a quality education no matter what their background is. i feel like other black students have had worse experiences than me. i have a parent who works for sfusd and people at school like my teachers know who my mother is and it makes a difference in the experience that i had.
parent company. don sanchez met with the director, tim burton. >> this is frankenstein and his dog have a special bond. can he bring him back to live? tim burton inspired by frankenstein. >> i found them to be a fun of the pieces so that is what i tried to put into this. >> and this is a great production number. >> it was like art coming to live. and i remember feeling this as a child. and they were special. and dramatic. >> inspiring him to go on to beetlejuice and more z it's fan nating for teenager voices if the film. >> this is to when he films you and gives footage to animators they match your eye and body motions. >> and annika schaeffer is ann. >> what does it sound like coming from you?. >> sounds like this, victor please help me. >> there is martin landow as a science teacher. >> if i.would have done it on camera it would have been the same way. that is what thrilled me. >> this looks like me years ago. >> there is martin short playing three parts. >> this is so lovely. >> there is a love of people and character. >> skm this experiment takes a turn. monsters are scary. >> yes.
norquist and democratic strategist bill burton, usa today's washington bureau chief susan page and national political correspondent jim accosta. i'm candy kroula. candy crowley. this is state of the union. >>> in the 11 days since the denver debate mitt romney has been riding the kind of wave that has looted him since his -- polls show he is closing in on and some n some cases leading president obama in pivotal swing states, and romney is campaigning like a candidate with the wind at his back. >> now that i see these obama rallies and they're chabting "four more years" our cheer is four more weeks. we're going to -- >> the president has said he had a bad night in his first meeting with romney and will be more aggressive in tuesday night's debate. joining me, the obama campaign senior advisor robert gibbs. robert, thank you for being here. >> thanks for having me. >> so what -- dell me. you've been very open about the fact -- by you, i mean the obama team, that this will be a different president come tuesday. how so? >> well, look, i think, candy, obviously the president was disappointed in
. >>> coming up next, his parents wanted him to be normal, but director tim burton spent muchof his childhood practicing skills that he uses today. >> known for his dark films, he's now behind the new movie "franken weany" and he tells movie reviewer kevin mccarthy why movie films have advantages. we'll be back. it's 9:36. >>> it's the buzz bin. director tim burton is known for comedies that can make audiences squirm as well as smile with his brand of humor, horror and just plain weirdness. >> he is pretty weird. his new movie, "frankenweenie," the title is even weird, it opens tomorrow and burton talked with movie reviewer kevin mccarthy about directing live actors versus directing an animated feature. >>reporter: what would be the hardest scene in this film to shoot in live action, because short was in live action, what would be the toughest scene, what couldn't you do in live action that you did in this movie? >> there's a certain emotion you can get, that's the thing because the memories of, like, the real memories of me and your dog, it's so much more animated, you know, and it's so mu
and being space and personalizing and engaging for students at the school. at burton the principal talked about the importance of focusing on ninth graders right at the point of entry at the high school and identify vocal students for support and making sure they're equipped for long-term high school success and when we implement strategies we stick with them and if we see a dip we don't get discouraged and we stay with it. he described the importance of community and partnerships and this is a sampling of what we learned in interviewing our principals across schools and saw some dramatic growth areas. so a question we have been asked is a couple years ago san francisco unified launched the superintendent zone so how did the superintendent zone schools perform? well, we know when we look at the five year trend that superintendent zone schools have posted double the gains in english language arts and posted triple the gains in mathematics as compared to the district. you see that in similar bar graphs that you saw earlier and ela proficiency rates the district grew ten points over the la
hwang: go ahead. >> commissioner lazarus: mr. burton, i guess, i am confused about what nile cafe claims to be. is it a cafe? i mean you can't be a cafe and a tobacco shop, as i understand it. so what is it? >> well, in terms of what it does, it does -- >> commissioner lazarus: it operates under a license as something. >> right. it operates under a license as a restaurant, is the main license. but it also has a tobacco license to sell the product. >> commissioner lazarus: but it's not a tobacco shop, is that -- >> under the -- the department is arguing that you cannot be a tobacco shop and serve food at the same time. that's the language of the statute. >> commissioner lazarus: well, if they're arguing it because it's in the statute, then -- >> i'm just telling you -- i'm not saying one way or the other. i'm just telling you their position. >> commissioner lazarus: and is it legitimate to argue that while there may be some ambiguity allowing someone to continue while it gets resolved you can make a similar argument that it cease happening while it is being resolved? >> i'm sorry. >> comm
" is expected to take the number one spot with around $44 million. tim burton's stop motion animation "frankenweenie" has had strong reviews and is expected to open with around $17 million and the musical comedy "pitch perfect" could open to the tune of around $16.5 million. >>> well, on "the view" barbara walters said mariah carey told her by phone that she's beefed up security after fellow "american idol" judge nicki minaj was overheard saying if she had a gun she would shoot her. minaj denies the story. >> i wonder if this is true and actually happening. >> you were skeptical. >>> daryl hannah was arrested in texas thursday while protesting the production of an oil pipeline. >>> and finally, just because we can't get enough of him, south korean rapper psy decided to take that shirt off during a concert in seoul even though his hip gangnam style has yet to reach number one on the billboard chart. he said when it reached a billion he would take off his shirt. he couldn't wait. we showed you now. >> what's happening next when he hits number one? >> we're hoping just a shock. let's kee
people here this morning filling up. mark burton filled up his pickup truck this morning not immediately realizing he was paying over $5 a gallon. >> well over $100. in most cases, i can't fill it up because they have $100 restriction on most gas pumps. >> prices are up across the board. in san francisco a gallon of regular unleaded went from $4.43 to $4.59 overnight. in san jose, the average was $4.37 yesterday and today it's up to $4.53. >> when i was pulling in, my gas tank light went on. i was like it's going to cost a lot. i had no idea it had gone up this much. >> reporter: mishaps at some of the 14 refineries and a problem with an oil pipeline have caused a state-wide gas shortage. the fire in august was a contributing factor for the recent jump in prices. in southern california, the gas shortage forced some costco gas stations to shut down. prices could continue to rise in the coming week. >> i have a big family. i have six cars. it affects a lot. i have three children who drive. >> even this little car, it's still $45 to fill up. that's crazy. >> reporter: if there are more prob
. >> reporter: the suv ran a red light, hit another car and hit them. burton just had minor injuries, another partner had serious injuries to her face and shoulders. >> that's -- like a speedway. >> reporter: police believe the suv was trying to go around school traffic at the time. they think alcohol may have been a factor in the crash. two men were in the car, one of them remains at large. >> you just hit someone and you just leave the scene. that's really wrong. i'm praying for them to. >> reporter: both victims have been in and out of surgery and the family said while the outlook is good it'll be a long road ahead. >> the doctor said it's serious but it'll be a long call and we are in for the long haul and i know that god is good. >> reporter: police are still looking for the second person in that suv. they haven't released his name but say he is from oakland and they believe he has an outstanding warrant for his arrest. >> ktvu channel 2news. >> the crash restarted concerns about pedestrian safety particularly in contra costa. we tell you about the stat that reveal who is most at ri
gilbert burton wanted to celebrate his 11th birthday. he was seriously injured after a speeding suv plowed into him, his mother, a crossing guard, and another woman in front of turner elementary school in antioch this morning. his mother, dana, remains hospitalized with broken legs, ribs, a neck and a punctured lung. >> the doctors have told us this is something that is really serious. we have a good support system. our family is our support. >> the suv was going at least 60 miles an hour in a 25 mile an hour zone before clipping a car and then running over those three pedestrians. the suv flipped and ended up on its side in front of a house. >> i hear that audi very loud. trying to run the red light and clipped the curb and plowed right into them. >> two men in the suv took off running. one of them, 22-year-old michael james ratliff returned claiming to be the driver. police say they smelled alcohol on his breath. the family wants the other man to turn himself in soon. >> a person laying for dead. it is horrible. >> it is horrible. police say the other person they are looking for from the
coming through, coming toward me and my mom. >> this is not the way gilbert burton wanted to celebrate his 11th birthy. he was seriously injured after a speeding suv plowed into him, his mother, a crossing guard, and another woman in front of turner elementary school in antioch this morning. his mother, dana, remains hospitalized with broken legs, ribs, a neck and a punctured lung. >> the doctors have told us this is something that is really serious. we have a good support system. our family is our support. >> the suv was going at least 60 miles an hour in a 25 mile an hour zone beforeclipping a car and then running over those three pedestrians. the suv flipped and ended up on its side in front of a house. >> i hear that audi very loud. trying to run the red light and clipped the curb and plowed right into them. >> two men in the suv took off running. one of them, 22-year-old michael james ratliff returned claiming to be the driver. police say they smelled alcohol on his breath. the family wants the other man to turn himself in soon. >> a person laying for dead. it is horrible. >> it i
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with the hill burton grant from the federal government for an out-patient facility, and i said, yeah, very nice. we are building a clinic, but they are shutting down our main hospital. so three years up and down the state. they changed the legislation and grandfather clause, the hospital to be exempted from those requirements, changed the federal law, and moved this building from a clinic and put the hospital in. we are literally already have the building and just forced the hospital in and i keep on thinking, that is, you know, somebody willie brown's shoes that he had a nice pair of shoes he didn't wear, except for church every sunday. one day he couldn't fit the shoe, you know? that was the only pair of shoe he had. so, he said, rose, i just shoved my foot into the shoe, even though it did not quite fit. but it looked nice when i was sitting down. so that is exactly what we did with the clinic next door. it didn't fit, it was not built for a hospital. but we just jammed everything in to make it work. and behold, 30 years later, now we have to build a new one because of new regulations and ne
. >> burton believes the units to be more flexible and have fewer responsibilities -- britain believes. and that its role as an economic bloc is most important. >> cooperation and the great global issues has allowed us to advance our shared interests and values, but that does not mean we should try to forge a single european position and voice on everything. >> staunch differences of opinion between london and berlin on national interest and beefing up the eurozone show why closer european integration could be difficult to achieve. >> that is it for now. thanks for joining us. >> you will find out more about the news on our website, dw.de. stay with us. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org--
in the richmond district and also lincoln high school in the sunset district. and she previously served at burton high school through the wellness initiative. and i'd just like to give tremendous props to our city's wellness initiative and wellness center throughout the city as well. ms. chin serves with passion and dedication working with culturally diverse youth and families while demonstrating tireless advocacy providing mental health services. thank you so much, alison chin, for being here. also we have yuka hachiuma who is a marriage and licensed therapist with 10 years in the mental health field. she is a bi-cultural, buy -- bilingual japanese speaking therapist. [speaker not understood]. she especially serves students and family with limited resources and youth that receive special education services while providing consultation to school faculty and administrators and i'd just like to thank erica and the washington community high school also for their support of the wellness center and the great partnership with rams as well. while at rams she previously served as the first coordinator f
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